Dunn James Kenneth 2/Lt 89233

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Name Dunn James Kenneth
Army number 89233
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations M.C. 20/12/1940, M.i.D. 1944. TD, MBE
Date of birth 1/11/1905 Tynemouth
Age 0
Unit Durham Light Infantry - Comm. as 2/Lt 9th Bn 17/6/1939, Embodied 24/8/1939, Posted 12th Bn 3/9/1939, Trf Black Watch 20/12/1939, Posted 1 TS from 1/2/1940. B.E.F. Dunkirk. Served Iceland. Att'd King's Own Regiment. Released 1946 as Hon Major. TARO (Black Watch) 1/9/1948 as Captain. Ceased TARO liability 29/2/56 as Hon Major
Company/Battery HQ Coy 1TS. D Company. B Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role P.A.D. Officer 4/9/1939. Assistant Adjutant 15/9/1939. 2i/c. HQ Company Commander 15/9/1939 - 6/11/1939. Salvage Officer until 7/3/1940. Motor Transport Officer 18/3/1940.
Joined Brigade 3/9/1939.
Promotions W/S Lt & T/Capt 10/9/40, W/S Capt 3/5/43, T/Maj 21/6/43 & 5/11/44, Lt Col.
Wounded 1/7/1944
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 10-Oct-99
Home address Born November 1905, Electrical Engineer. 10 Seatonville Rd. Monkseaton, Northumberland. 8, Farringdon Road, Cullercoats. MBE awarded for work with Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade.
Source table 1TS